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Near Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Loretto Sisters

 
 
Loretto Sisters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, June 22, 2022
1. Loretto Sisters Marker
Inscription.  In a log cabin on this site Rev. Charles Nerinckx, a pioneer missionary founded the Sisters of Loretto at the foot of the cross, April, 1812. Since that time, their educational work has expanded to many parts of the United States and South America.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 206.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 37° 35.738′ N, 85° 20.612′ W. Marker is near Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 327, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 675 KY-327, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Mary’s College (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Gristmill-Distillery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 5 miles
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away); Death of Tom Morgan (approx. 5 miles away); Death of a Morgan (approx. 5 miles away); Camp Crittenden (approx. 5 miles away); Major General George H. Thomas at Lebanon, Kentucky (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Battle of Lebanon (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Loretto Sisters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, June 22, 2022
2. Loretto Sisters Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 29, 2024